Jim Leyritz Speaks About Triumphs & Tragedy Jim Leyritz is a man whose life was defined by two moments – the first was on a baseball diamond when his home run helped his New York Yankees team to the 1996 World Series title. The second moment happened in 2007 when after a night of drinking and driving, Leyritz was involved in an accident that killed a mother of two.
One on One with Jim LeyritzFollowing on the heels of Joe Paterno’s downfall, Michele Gillen interviews another champion athlete who went from tickertape to tragedy.
Jim Leyritz Sentenced To Probation, $500 Fine For Fatal DUI CrashFormer New York Yankee Jim Leyritz will learn his fate Thursday when a judge sentences him on a DUI conviction.
Veitch Widower: Leyritz Sentence Won't Be EnoughTwo days after former New York Yankees baseball player Jim Leyritz was acquitted of DUI manslaughter in the death of his wife, Jordan Veitch tells CBS4 that he is "unhappy" that Leyritz faces no more than six months behind bars for the charge he was convicted of: DUI, a misdemeanor.
Jury Is Deadlocked In Leyritz DUI TrialAfter deliberating for hours Friday, the jury in the DUI manslaughter trial of former major league baseball player Jim Leyritz was unable to agree on a verdict, but the judge informed them to continue with deliberations.
Jim Leyritz DUI Case Goes To The JuryClosing arguments wrapped up Thursday and the judge charged the jury late in the evening in the DUI manslaughter trial of former major league baseball player Jim Leyritz.
Closing Arguments To Begin In Leyritz DUI Manslaughter CaseClosing arguments are scheduled to begin Thursday in the DUI manslaughter trial of former major league baseball player Jim Leyritz. After ten days of testimony, the jury must sort through conflicting expert testimony about whether Leyritz was drunk when he was involved in a 2007 crash that killed 30-year-old Fredia Ann Veitch. Jurors will also have to decide if Leyritz ran a red light or only yellow.
Defense Continues In Leyritz DUI Manslaughter CaseThe defense team of former major league baseball player Jim Leyritz will continue its case Tuesday at his DUI manslaughter trial in Fort Lauderdale.
Leyritz Defense Up To Bat In DUI Manslaughter CaseThe defense team of former major league baseball player Jim Leyritz goes up to bat Monday at his DUI manslaughter trial in Fort Lauderdale.
Judge Won’t Allow 2nd Blood Test In Leyritz CaseA small victory for the defense in the DUI/manslaughter trial of former New York Yankee Jim Leyritz on Tuesday after the judge threw out a second 2nd sobriety test.
Color Of Traffic Light Argued In Leyritz Case
Jury Seated In Leyritz DUI Manslaughter Trial
Ex-Yankee Leyritz DUI Trial Began Monday